Subject: RE: Moving from linux to NetBSD-i386
To: None <,>
From: Rose, Brian <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 09/13/2002 14:22:21
The command line editing is a feature of the shell. You can get BASH for
NetBSD through using the package tools.

The NetBSD guide has a chapter on it.

Not sure about the libraries, tho.

Also, I have an interest in minimal unix machines. I wrote a small document
(mostly for my own purposes) but you are welcome to look it over.

It is at

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vasant []
> Sent: Friday, September 13, 2002 2:07 PM
> To:;
> Subject: Moving from linux to NetBSD-i386
> Hi,
> I just loaded a PC with  NetBSD 1.5.2 with the intent to use NetBSD
> in a embedded project. I have been using Linux before and one of the
> features I liked was the command line editing with the help of the 
> arrow keys. Is this implemented in the kernel or shell ? Can NetBSD
> support this ?
> Also what are the differences between the libraries libc.a, libc_p.a
> and libc_pic.a.
> Regards
> vasant